A vaudeville comic and a pretty young dancer aren't having much luck in their separate careers, so they decide to combine their acts. In order to save money on the road, they get married. Soon their act begins to catch on, and they find themselves booked onto Broadway. They also realize that they actually are in love with each other, but just when things are starting to look up, the comic starts to let success go to his head. Written by
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had played Bonny King on stage (under her original name, Ruby Stephens) and tested for the film, but Paramount decided to use Nancy Carroll
because she, unlike Stanwyck, had already made films and therefore had a movie "name". See more
Version of When My Baby Smiles at Me
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Sam Coslow
and Leo Robin See more